The 2017 Mid Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition features paintings by 95 artists including David R. Daniels’ solo exhibit of large-scale watercolors at BlackRock Center for the Arts. Through July 15. 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. blackrockcenter.org. 301-528-2260. Free. (David R. Daniels/Courtesy of BlackRock Center for the Arts)
Thursday, June 29

Thursday Morning Kids Concerts: Cantaré Introduces children to the songs and rhythms of Latin America through songs in Spanish and Portuguese. Weekly outdoor performances at 10:30 a.m. Through July 27. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350. gaithersburg.gov. Free.

Senior Social Dance Live entertainment featuring favorite dancing tunes. 1-3 p.m. North Potomac Senior Center, 13860 Travilah Rd., Rockville. 240-773-4805. Free.

Hayley Fahey Band The multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter draws influences from country, blues and folk music. Part of the “Evenings in Olde Towne” outdoor summer concerts. Blankets and low-back chairs permitted for lawn seating. Through Sept. 28. 6-7:30 p.m. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350. gaithersburgmd.gov. Free.

Oasis Island Sounds A reggae, steel drum and calypso cover band. Blankets and low back chairs permitted. Part of the outdoor summer concert series from Bethesda Urban Partnership. Through July 20. 6-8 p.m. Veterans Park, corner of Norfolk and Woodmont avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. bethesda.org. Free.

David Bach Consort The versatile jazz keyboardist/composer has toured with Enrique Iglesias and played for Janet Jackson. Plus, raffles, face painting and children’s games. Low chairs and blankets permitted. Part of the Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts. 7-9 p.m. Through Aug. 3. Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring. 240-777- 0311. silverspringdowntown.com. Free.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting 7:15-8:30 p.m. weekly. Rockville Church of Christ, 1450 Montgomery Ave., Rockville (in Parish House). 301-641-9508. oa-dcmetro.org. Free.

Friday, June 30

“Montgomery Modern” exhibit closing The midcentury modern architecture exhibit pays homage to the county’s landmarks and neighborhoods during Historic Preservation Month. Closes Friday. Sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Department, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring. 240-773-9420. Free.

Marin-Price Galleries Private Collection exhibit closing Artwork by Donny Finley, Arthur Van Hecke, Janet Keena, March Avery and Steven Glucksberg on view at the gallery for the first time. Through Friday. Marin-Price Galleries, 7022 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase. 301-718-0622. marin-price.com. Free.

Zumba in the Park All ages can shake it to the Latin rhythms of Zumba and maximize fat-burning. Learn the tango, salsa, cumbia and reggaeton. Friday evenings from 7-8 p.m. Through Aug. 25. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350. parksrec@gaithersburgmd.gov. Free.

“Sweeney Todd” Part of the Bethesda Summer Music Festival. Proceeds will benefit Umbrella Initiatives Foundation and BPC Bethesda Cares Homecoming Fund. Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 7611 Clarendon Rd., Bethesda. 301-986-1137. aamsopera.com. $20 donation suggested; school-age children free.

A Tribute to Funk Bands The music of Prince, James Brown, Parliament Funkadelics and others. 8 p.m. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 240-330-4500. bethesdabluesjazz.com. $40.

Movie on the Lawn: “The LEGO Batman Movie” A screening of director Chris McKay’s 2017 animated ad­ven­ture. Take a blanket or low-back chair. Refreshments will be available for purchase. 8-10 p.m. Cabin John Local Park (behind Clara Barton Community Recreation Center,) 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John. 240-777-4910. montgomerycountymd.gov. Free.

Saturday, July 1

Bethesda Painting Awards exhibition closing The work of eight finalists is on display, including artist Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann’s “Spaniel,” acrylic paint and sumi ink on collaged paper, for which she won “Best in Show”and $10,000. Closes Saturday. Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. scoppula@bethesda.org. bethesda.org. Free.

Colesville Community Market Artisanal food, craft vendors, music and more. Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Through Oct. 14. Colesville United Methodist Church, 52 Randolph Rd., Silver Spring. 301-384-1941. ccm@cumc.org.

Rockville Farmers Market Produce, plants, flowers, herbs, baked goods, local beer and wine, knife sharpening, meat, and coffee. The market participates in the Maryland Market Money Program. Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. E. Jefferson and Monroe streets, in the jury parking lot at Rockville Town Center. 240-314-8620. specialevents@rockvillemd.gov. rockvillemd.gov.

“Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook” Adventure Theatre MTC’s production, directed by Rick Hammerly, about what happens when a sassy kindergartner, with her two bestest friends, loses her new furry mittens to some “stealers.” Based on the popular children’s series by Barbara Park. Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m., 2 and 4:30 p.m. Through Aug. 14. Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2270. boxoffice@adventuretheatre-mtc.org. adventuretheatre-mtc.org. $19.50.

SummerFest and fireworks Several stages of live music, classic car show, strolling entertainers, food vendors, children’s activities, fireworks at 9:30 p.m. and a SummerGlo After Party with music, dancing and giveaways. 5-11 p.m. Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350. parksrec@gaithersburgmd.gov. gaithersburgmd.gov. Free.

Laugh Riot Live stand-up from three D.C.-area comedians. 8-9:30 p.m. Positano Italian Restaurant 4948 Fairmont Ave., Bethesda. curtshackelford@verizon.net. standupcomedytogo.com. $10 cash cover charge.

Sunday, July 2

STEM professionals needed Assist K-12 science teachers as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s STEM Volunteer Program, a partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools to bring the real world of STEM into the classroom. Recruiting now for placement during the 2017-2018 school year beginning in September. For more information, please contact Robert Thomas at 301-570-2811 or robert.james.thomas@verizon.net.

“Carte Blanche: Kate, Natalie, Kate, Schuyler, Seth, Nadia, Isabel and Asia...” A mixed-media contemporary exhibit featuring both figurative and abstract works. Through Aug. 25. Adah Rose Gallery, 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington. adahrosegallery.com. 301-922-0162. Free.

Monday, July 3

2017 Mid Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition Paintings by 95 artists in this signature event for the Baltimore Watercolor Society, juried by Frank Eber. Through July 15. Blackrock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 301-528-2260.

Public comment sought: Grosvenor-Strathmore master plan Residents interested in the Grosvenor-Strathmore area are invited to voice opinions online via an interactive “feedback map” about preliminary recommendations on area land use, zoning, open space, urban design, place-making and connectivity. Visit the website for details. Comments can be made through July 6. 301-641-0457. mcp-chair@mncppc-mc.org. mcatlas.org.

Tuesday, July 4

Takoma Park Independence Day The two-hour parade begins at 10 a.m. along the intersection of Carroll and Ethan Allen avenues. In the evening, behind Takoma Park Middle School, live music, food vendors, raffles and performances at 7 p.m., followed by fireworks. Visit the website for the best viewing areas, parking and other details. 7611 Piney Branch Rd., Takoma Park. contactus@takomapark4th.org. takomapark4th.org. Free.

Rockville’s Independence Day Celebration Performances, beginning at 6 p.m., include the Rockville Concert Band and Shane Gamble. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Picnics, blankets and lawn chairs permitted. Food will be available for purchase. No barbecuing or open flames. Visit the website for details. Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Piccard Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8620. rockvillemd.gov. Free.

Germantown Glory fireworks At 7 p.m., Quiet Fire, a soul, R&B and rock band, will perform covers hits from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, followed by fireworks. Features food vendors. Low lawn chairs, blankets and coolers are permitted. Maryland SoccerPlex at South Germantown Recreational Park, 18041 Central Park Cir., Boyds. 240-777-0311. montgomerycountymd.gov. Free.

Mid-County Sparkles Gringo Jingo will perform the best of Santana at 7:30 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Features food vendors. Low lawn chairs, blankets and coolers are permitted. Free shuttle from Westfield Wheaton (between the North Building and CVS) beginning at 6:15 p.m. Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Road, Kensington. 240-777-0311. montgomerycountymd.gov. Free.

Free Fourth of July cab rides For residents age 21 and older celebrating Independence Day with alcohol, don’t drink and drive. Request a free Lyft ride (up to $15 fare) from 7 p.m. Tuesday through 2 a.m. Wednesday. SoberRide is sponsored by the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP). Download Lyft to your cellphone, then enter the code SOBERJULY4 in the app’s “Promo” section. soberride.com.

Wednesday, July 5

Shady Grove Farmers Market Produce, meats, flowers, cheeses, Maryland wines, pottery, jewelry, food trucks and more. Weekly from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Through Oct. 25. Johns Hopkins Rockville Campus (parking lot facing Key West Ave.), 9601 Broschart Rd., Rockville. 301-792-9448.

Gallery 209 July exhibit Featured artist J.W. Powell’s cityscapes and natural landscapes in oil and gouache are on display with 11 other artists, whose work ranges from abstract to realist. Opening reception July 7 from 6-9 p.m. Through Aug. 1. Gallery 209 is a cooperative of local artists in the Artists and Makers Studios 2. 12276 Wilkins Ave., Rockville. 301-622-0546. gallery209art.com. Free.

Inquiring Minds: Building Day The first in a series of exploration programs for visitors age 5 and older accompanied by an adult. Play with Imagination Playground blocks, Lincoln Logs and more. Weekly at 10:30 a.m. Through Aug. 16. Gaithersburg Community Museum, 9 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6160. gaithersburgmd.gov. Free.

Thursday, July 6

Backyard Theater for Kids: Sonia De Los Santos The bilingual children’s performer will sing songs in English and Spanish and play guitar, mandolin and jarana. 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Strathmore Backyard Outdoor Theater, 10701 Rockville Pike, N. Bethesda. 301-581-5100. strathmore.org. $10; $8 in advance; ages 2 and younger free.

Thursday Morning Kids Concerts: Mark H. Rooney The improvisational taiko artist performs full-body drumming based on Japanese tradition. Weekly outdoor performances at 10:30 a.m. Through July 27. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350. gaithersburgmd.gov. Free.

Free legal services For low-income county residents involved in civil cases. The monthly Pro Bono Program is sponsored by the Montgomery County Bar Foundation. First and second Thursdays from 5:30-8 p.m. Call to verify meeting. 301-424-7651. barmont.org. Free.

Ruthie & the Wranglers The acclaimed local band performs various genres, from American roots rock and original Americana country to surf instrumentals. Part of the “Evenings in Olde Towne” outdoor summer concerts. Blankets and low-back chairs permitted for lawn seating. Through Sept. 28. 6-7:30 p.m. City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301-258-6350. gaithersburgmd.gov. Free.

Caz Gardiner Band The D.C.-based singer-songwriter performs soulful rock and reggae. Blankets and low-back chairs permitted. Part of the outdoor summer concert series from Bethesda Urban Partnership. Through July 20. 6-8 p.m. Veterans Park, corner of Norfolk and Woodmont avenues, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. bethesda.org. Free.

“MoCo’s Got Talent” Youth performances, plus raffles, face painting and children’s games. Low chairs and blankets permitted. Part of the Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts. 7-9 p.m. Through Aug. 3. Silver Spring Civic Building on Veterans Plaza, at Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring. 240-777- 0311. silverspringdowntown.com. Free.

— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton

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